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Mar 10, 2016
As part of the momentum that is growing globally to ban testing on animals for cosmetics, the Swiss government is planning to ban the sale of cosmetics containing ingredients newly tested on animals.
Mar 7, 2016
BASF received the international halal certification HAS 23000 for the 145 ingredients the company offers for personal and home care products.
Mar 4, 2016
Nanotechnology and nanomaterials open up an abundance of options for cosmetic formulators to develop innovative new products. Likewise, they open up an abundance of regulatory concerns. Here’s a look at the regulatory implications of nanomaterials in skin care applications.
Mar 4, 2016
The ever-evolving nature of skin care presents ongoing challenges for marketing claims and labeling. Here are a few things to watch out for.
Feb 26, 2016
Denmark’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is recommending that persistent nano-transporters should be adopted in nanomaterial provisions.
Feb 22, 2016
The state of Florida is considering changing a mandate on the biannual registration of cosmetics.
Feb 11, 2016
Supermarket giants Woolworths and Coles are removing all personal care and beauty products containing these tiny microparticles off the shelves.
Feb 5, 2016
The state of California intends to list aloe vera, whole leaf extract and goldenseal root powder as known to cause cancer under Proposition 65.
Feb 4, 2016
The testing of cosmetic and personal care products on animals has become widely perceived as a vile, often cruel and inhumane practice. Many countries have either banned its use or have pending legislation to do so. The dilemma this leaves is creating reliable methods to test products for safety and quality.
Feb 4, 2016
It has been four years since this author last reviewed the preservatives being used in U.S. and Canadian cosmetics. Since then, continuing attacks on preservatives, MIT, triclosan and others have kept formulators scrambling. This report discusses some of these attacks and compares numbers, to see what impact these attacks have had.
Feb 3, 2016
The Safe Cosmetics Modernization Act, an alternative to last year's proposed Personal Care Products Safety Act, makes sense and is supported by ICMAD. Here's why.
Jan 20, 2016
Data shows methylisothiazolinone used as a preservative in rinse-off cosmetic products is unsafe at 100 ppm when considering contact allergy concerns.